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Mechanics of Composite Materials

, Volume 51, Issue 5, pp 645–654 | Cite as

Buckling Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates by Using Various Higher-Order Shear Deformation Theories

  • S. Xiang
  • J. Wang
  • Y. T. Ai
  • G.-Ch. Li
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The buckling of simply supported laminated composite plates is studied using various higher-order shear deformation theories. A Navier-type analytical method is used to solve the governing differential equations. The critical buckling loads of simply supported laminated composite plates under a uniaxial buckling load are calculated. The present results are compared with available published results to verify the accuracy of the higher-order shear deformation theories considered.

Keywords

buckling laminated composite plates shear deformation theories Navier solution 

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Acknowledgements

This work was financially supported by the Scientific Research Foundation project of Liaoning provincial education department (L2013073), the Science and Technology Department Foundation project of Liaoning Province (2012220013), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51306126 ).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Liaoning Key Laboratory of General AviationShenyang Aerospace UniversityShenyangPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Liaoning Key Laboratory of Advanced Testing Technology for Aviation Propulsion SystemShenyang Aerospace UniversityShenyangPeople’s Republic of China

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